Step up. Strengthen. Flourish.

Fuel the fire within!

Skills Active is the transitional industry training organisation for recreation, exercise, sport and performing arts. We are a non-profit organisation supporting Aotearoa businesses, organisations, iwi and community enterprises to get their staff and volunteers trained and qualified.

Reform of Vocational Education

Skills Active is looking at post-reform options for on-job training. We believe a dedicated work-based learning provider is the best option for our industries.

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Their stories

Hear from our workplaces, assessors, apprentices and trainees - in their own words.


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  • Workforce planning
  • About industry training
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  • About on-job assessment
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New Zealand needs well-trained, qualified staff.

Our qualifications are a stepping stone to your future.